Change is hard in any context. Any level of change involves people. And every change brings an emotional response to change. The only way a leader can “keep the peace” in the realm of change management is simply to offer no change. Period.
I can tell you, however, from very personal experience, that leading change in an established culture is harder than when you get to build the culture from scratch. In the church context, for example, it is far easier to change things in a new church plant, than to lead change in an established, older church.
In this episode, we talk about how to change in an established culture:
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